Democracy Now! Wednesday, November 5, 2003
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GOP Wins Governor Races in Kentucky & Mississippi
Pentagon Recruits Volunteers To Fill Draft Boards
More U.S. Troops Needed in Iraq As Turkey Balks
U.S. HQ in Baghdad Comes Under Mortar Attack
Mother of Deceased Soldier: Why Are We Still In Iraq?
Canadian Man Says Syrians Tortured Him After U.S. Detained Him
Live From Baghdad An Ordinary Iraqi Speaks Out: "The U.S. Has No Intention of Leaving Iraq"
As the Baghdad headquarters of U.S. occupation forces comes under fire, we turn to a voice rarely heard in the U.S. media—that of an ordinary Iraqi. We go to Baghdad to hear from retired engineer Ghazwan Al-Mukhtar.
"I Find That A Travesty" - Joseph Wilson On Reports the White House May Invoke Executive Privilege In the Investigation of the Outting of His Wife As a CIA Operative
Joseph Wilson, the former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, joins us in our firehouse studios to discuss the ongoing investigation as to who outted his wife as a CIA operative days after he blew the whistle on the White House’s key case that Saddam Hussein was rebuilding his nuclear program.
Scientific McCarthyism: Is The Bush Administration Compiling a Hit List of AIDS Scientists?
A list of over 150 scientists–which may have originated in the Department of Health–researching a wide range of topics related to health and sexuality, including HIV/AIDS, has been given to federal officials and is being used in attempts to discredit the researchers and challenge or revoke their federal grants.